Catholic Health Initiatives CNA-HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR (Outpatient Infusion) PRN - Flexible Shifts (P000007302) in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

CNA-HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR (Outpatient Infusion) PRN - Flexible Shifts (P000007302)

Description

CHI MEMORIAL INTERVIEW DAY

CHI Memorial’s Managers and Recruiters will be available to meet with all interested candidates to discuss career opportunities on August 29, 2017 from 5pm through 8pm.

The following CHI Memorial Partners will also be present to interview candidates:

Xanitos (environmental services), Sodexo (nutrition services) and Conifer (patient billing).

Those who are interested in attending this event are encouraged to RSVP by Monday, August 28, 2017 to Jamie Elliott at JamieElliott@memorial.org or (423) 495-2769._

J ob Summary:

Under direction of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant contributes to the basic patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient. Actual job tasks may vary depending on the unit or department assigned.

Essential Duties:

  • Assumes personal responsibility for professional development, practice, and education. Maintains a professional and safe work environment. Attends and participates in regular meetings

  • Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients.

  • Communicates pertinent patient information to appropriate members of the treatment team with direction of the Charge Nurse.

  • Assists patients with a variety of personal care tasks:

  • Takes vital signs, changes dressings and helps patients take their medication.

  • Assists patients/families with light housekeeping duties such as assisting with meals or changing bed linens.

  • Reports any changes in a patient's condition to the Charge Nurse.

  • Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions accurately and thoroughly, and observe/respond to needs of patients.

  • Keyboarding skills required.

  • Must possess interpersonal skills to effectively work with employees, visitors and guests.

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

  • Processes physician’s orders accurately and promptly, prioritizing and communicating as appropriate.

  • Verifies and processes daily lab orders.

  • Schedules test/procedures in appropriate sequence and timeframes, mindful of new orders in relationship to other orders.

  • Initiates correct forms and “preps” as appropriate to test/procedures ordered.

  • Demonstrates understanding of cost factors for patients and health care provider.

  • Assists ancillary departments with additional information required to process tests/procedures.

  • Organizes and maintains patient records neatly and in correct order.

  • Obtains forms and faxes to other health care providers necessary medical forms for patients, ensuring proper authorization.

  • Updates computerized patient data (i.e., NUR, demographics, etc.) with changing orders and needs.

  • Generates, verifies, and files patient-related reports/information (i.e., diet list, census, CBN list, daily lab, etc.).

  • Processes patient’s discharge correctly, including medical record.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent diploma (GED).

Experience:

  • No previous experience is required.

License/Certification:

  • Must have Tennessee state Nurse's Aide certificate or be currently enrolled as Student of Nursing and have completed nursing fundamentals.

  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification is required.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CBCHI

NOTICE

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Patient Care Support

Primary Location TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule Flexible Shifts

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0123832